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09-23-2009, 01:25 PM #1
To drop or not to drop...
I'm thinking about dropping my truck a couple more inches. I like the way it looks now, but there is still quite a bit of clearance between the wheel well and the tire. I think it would look better, but I don't know for sure. What do ya'll think?
09-23-2009, 05:52 PM #2
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I think it looks good now. But, it is a never ending spiral when you start down: larger wheel//tires - lower; larger wheels//tires - lower; etc.
2010 Z/71 Colorado C/C
Black 4X4 w/5.3L V8
2007 Winnebago Adventurer
w/8.1L Chevy & Allison 6spd.
Canyon Lake, Texas
09-24-2009, 02:23 PM #3
I am with retired2001, I think it looks great now. In ALL things too much of a good thing is bad! With that said it is simply a matter of preference and trade offs, ride quality and clearance vs looks...
You are the ultimate judge & will have to live with what you decide, so again it is up to you!
Good Luck!Be Blessed
09-25-2009, 01:14 AM #4
I say drop it and sell my your old drop if itll fit on my truck. For real tho you have to much space or to small of tires . I made the same mistake the first time.08 silverado
single in dual out cherry bomb pro
custom painted bow ties
20inch Cruser Alloy Switchblades
Goodyear Eagle GT2 285/50/20
1 truly heavy foot + Wait4meperformance SCT Handheld
100 shot of Nitrous Dyno tune system
SS front bumper
Matching painted front grill and bow ties
09-25-2009, 01:24 AM #5
get bigget rims or drop it dont drop it too much cuase i made the mistake of droping mine 4 /7 and now the axle hits the frameI]
09-25-2009, 03:20 AM #6
if i were you id leave it alone it looks good as is.03 silverado ls model x-cab z71 w/ 5.3l.
black lo pro toolbox
ruff country leveling kit
285/70/17 tera tracs
stock 17's that are rhino lined
09-25-2009, 03:39 AM #7
This is a question that I have struggled with as well. So far i haven't dropped at all but thats only because I was considering a leveling kit as well. You obviously want a muscle truck look so I would just get larger rim/tires.
By the way, No racing stripes on the tail gate?Marc
2008 Chevrolet Silverado
Black on Black leather, XM,
20" GA 4.6
Bak Flip G2
Custom machined bow-tie
(my ME ; )
Billet grille inserts
door handles & mirror covers
09-28-2009, 01:21 PM #8
09-28-2009, 01:36 PM #9
yeah just leave it as is
looks good the way it is and also you will still be able to drive it in the winter :D2004 Chevy Silverado w/ 5.3L V8 / Z71 / Shorty
Would rather be going too fast then too slow:out:
09-28-2009, 01:46 PM #10
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